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, pretty exciting. >> here in the city and oakland too. the as beat the rangers last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especi
's forecast in 90 seconds. but first ktvu's matt keller join us live from ellam rock park where park rangers are taking extra precautions tonight, mark. >> reporter: these signs behind me will be out again tomorrow telling the public that alum rock park is closed due to extreme fire danger. near triple digit temperatures could not stop francis tuddle for practicing for his high school team. but the sign near alum rock park did. >> reporter: now where where are you going to run? >> another loop, something extra. >> reporter: we salk hikers, cyclists and drivers turn around forcing plans to be changed. >> maybe take a walk later on just down the street after it cools down a little bit. >> reporter: rangers closed the park today because of the high fire danger. when temperatures hit 99 degrees they decided closing it tomorrow would be a good idea as well. >> there is fuel down here, if you add hot temperatures and if the wind can i bees up who knows what could happen. >> reporter: firefighters say some of the bay area's most devastating fires happened in october. and the people living in and ab
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
the last three games of the regular season against the texas rangers. they will meet tonight at the coliseum. right now the as are two games dehind the rangers in their division if the as sweep texas, they win the west. if they don't sweep, oakland still has a shot at one of the two american league wild card spots. the giants have punched their postseason a lodge time ago. but they still don't know if they will play washington or cincinnati a bay area church doing its part to keep the homeless program up and -- cincinnati. >>> a bay area church is do its part to keep the homeless program up and running. one of the founders is retiring. however, st. paul's episcopal church is voting whether to take over the operations of that program. >>> a church in antioch will pay special tribute to polices and firefighters tomorrow. it's called a blue mass. they will be honoring first responders from all around eastern contra costa county. it begins at 10:30 a.m. at st. ignatius of antioch catholic. there will be a tribute to kenyan, the officer killed. it will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow mo
at the coliseum. exciting. they have been on a roll. the as tied the rangers for the division lead last night. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning and we go to the sixth and the pride of petaluma jonny gomes says see ya! that's a solo shot. as win 3-1. they have come from 13 games behind to tie texas for the division lead. so here's how it sets up now. the as win this afternoon. they will win the west and get a best-of-five play-off series beginning on the weekend. if they lose, they are still in but it's a wild card game. that would mean a one-game play- off on friday. if they win they move on. if they lose, they're out. go as. the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs in l.a. last night. great game, though. buster posey going deep for his 24th homer in an early giant lead. he should be the mvp. that held on to beat the dodgers then 4-3. they will play the season finale this afternoon in a game that doesn't mean much but anytime you beat the dodgers, that's a good thing. the cardinals got in because of that dodger loss. >>> play of the day comes from kansas c
they will loud later on today. this win last night put the red hot a's in position and they beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in a tie. they have erased a 13 deficit, almost unthinkable this come back. if they win they go straight to the division series however if they lose the as are still in the playoffs. but it looks tougher. they have to play a do or die game against either the baltimore orioles or the yankees. last night jonny gomes was asked about how much confidence they have going into this game. >> well, about the same as what we had when we went into the season i am not going to lie to you but just checked another one off the list and that's a great celebration of what we had last night. >> it is another reason for fans to celebrate and they will be staying in oakland for the time-being putting it to 2018. they recently happened the as a five year he can pension and they are reportedly interested. even if they built a ballpark in san jose it would not be ready for another five years. it will be packed and later on season finale will determine the championship. it will begin 12:3
angels and the texas rangers as the a's hope to clinch that playoff spot. yesterday the angels won in texas. today they battle again and you can watch that game on ktvu at 1:00. >>> all right. let's go over to rosemary who is watching the rising temperatures this morning. hey, rosemary. >> good morning. a calm start out there. temperatures a little cool, and boy is it cloudy. we have clouds widespread this morning. the marine layer right about 1500 feet and we're dealing with fog as well as high pressure builds in. the high pressure will bring us the warm-up, compressing the marine layer. poor visibility in areas like santa rosa as well as the coast. widespread 50s outside our door at this hour. by noontime, we're looking at 60s right along the coastline in san francisco, along the east bay shore, 70s around the bay. mid 70s in santa rosa to upper 70s near concord, and livermore, right about 80 degrees at lunchtime. into the afternoon. there is the red. 90s in the forecast, livermore, antioc, concord, and areas near clear lake for the afternoon. today going to be a warmer day. tomo
butter. at a sold out coliseum yesterday the as beat the rangers 12-5. they won the american league western division. that win on the final day of the regular season capped one of the greatest comebacks in baseball history. at one time the as trailed texas by 13 games. >> i am pretty motion emotional about this. >> that is what it is about. >> the effort that went into this at every level is so -- >> that is him pouring the champagne on the boss' head and smoking his cigar, yeah, he had a good time right there. the as will play the american league central division champs, the tigers. the first two games played in detroit. the first game saturday at 3:00 p.m. and game two on sunday, then the teams come back to oakland to game 3 on tuesday. >> 7:24. it has been a while since the bay area has had two teams in the playoffs, of course, the giants clinched and gearing up for post-season play and buster posey has another reason to celebrate. he has would be the batting title and the first catcher to win it in years, and they expect him to win the mvp which is impressive because of that. a
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